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Hi Experts,

In BGP, when you define your neighbors under router bgp [as], why is there not a field to ACTIVE the neighbor? You have to go into another subset of commands "address-family iv4" and then activate.

Is there good logic to this?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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" Each address family maintains a separate BGP database, which allows you to configure BGP policy on per-address family basis. " 

What I was looking for. Thank you RFC..nice handle too
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